Operations Management

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Title: 
Operations Management
Course ID: 
DEO116
Semester: 
5th
Διδάσκων: 
ΕCTS: 
5
Compulsory
Description: 

This course is an introduction to the concepts, principles, problems, and practices of operations management. Emphasis is on managerial processes for effective operations in both goods-producing and service-rendering organization. Topics include operations strategy, process design, capacity planning, facilities location and design, forecasting, production scheduling, inventory control, quality assurance, and project management. The topics are integrated using a systems model of the operations of an organization.

The learning outcomes of this course that the students will acquire with the successful completion of the course are as follows:

· Understand the main principle of operations management with emphasis on planning, execution and control issues

· Choose the right tools and techniques in order to design and manage the operations of a company or an organization (e.g. facility location, logistics, etc)

· Choose and assess various information systems that can be used in order to optimize the operations management of a company or an organization

 

· Make decisions (strategic, tactical, operational) in terms of company/organization operation

 

Class schedule: 
Τετάρτη, 18.00 - 21.00
Assessment methods: 

 

Evaluation type

Percentatge (%)

Final exams

50%

Mid-term exams

20%

Team project

30%

Total

100%

 

Recommended Reading:

- Suggested bibliography:

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Lecture notes

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Slack, N., Chambers, S. and Johnston, R. (2010) “Operations Management”, 5th English version, Kleidarithmos Publications.

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Dan Reid., R., Sanders, N.R. (2016) “Operations Management”, Kritiki Publications

- Related academic journals:

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Jacobs, R. and Chase, R., (2016) “Operations and Supply Chain Management: The Core”, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill.

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Ioannou, G. (2005), “Production and Service Management”, Stamoulis Publications

Kakouris, A. (2013), “ Operations Management”, Propobos Publications